Richard Kylea Cowie (born 19 January 1979), better known by his stage name Wiley, is an English rapper, songwriter, and record producer with Caribbean roots from Trinidad and Antigua, originating from Bow, East London. He first rose to fame as a grime MC and continuously produces grime music while releasing mainstream singles, such as the UK Singles Chart top 10 hits "Wearing My Rolex", "Never Be Your Woman" and his UK number-one "Heatwave". He is considered a pioneer in the UK underground music scene, and a versatile music artist with many crossover hits.
UK grime/hip hop artist Richard Cowie, aka Wiley Kat
Wiley - Radio 1's Big Weekend highlights
Highlights of Wiley's set at Radio 1's Big Weekend 2013
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